Contaminated Ultrasound Gel
Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Apr 19, 2012 in Defective Products
According to the Associated Press, U.S. marshals seized several lots of ultrasound gel from the company Pharmaceutical Innovations after the gel tested positive for bacterial contamination. The Food and Drug administration (FDA) said that the Other-Sonic gel tested positive for dangerous strains of bacteria. The purpose of the gel is to enhance ultrasound images. At least 16 people at one hospital were infected by the bacteria from the product.
Medical professionals are urged not use containers of the gel labeled: 060111, 090111 and 120111.Physicians should identify and assess patients who have been treated with the contaminated gel.
If you or a loved one has become ill from a contaminated product, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact the product liability attorneys at Phillips Law Group to discuss your legal options. Our attorneys and staff have the knowledge and resources to handle your legal claim.
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